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Booth Tarkington
July 29, 1869 - May 19, 1946
Nationality: American
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: American Novelist

Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.


An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.


There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink.


Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.

    Topics: Age

Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions.


So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.


He had not yet learned that the only safe male rebuke to a scornful female is to stay away from her - especially if that is what she desires.


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